New look for ElDo High School

FROM THE ARCHITECT’S EASEL – This architect’s rendering  shows how the front of the El Dorado Springs High School may appear from the Park Street side. Supt. Mark Koca said that the new entrance will become the main entrance for most activities. He said that after the meeting on July 27, he should have drawings

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School Board to interview construction managers

The El Dorado Springs R-II School Board had a rare short and sweet meeting on Thursday, July 13, but they covered a lot of territory. Board members present were Chad Whitesell, Benny Brower, Terry Shepard, Josh Floyd, Greg Beydler and Darrell Eason presiding. Mark Burley was absent. Supt. Mark Koca went over construction plans. He

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Show It 2 Vote

IF YOU’RE A REGISTERED VOTER, YOU CAN VOTE – Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft was in El Dorado Springs on Tuesday, July 18, to explain the Show It 2 Vote requirement which started June 1, 2017. He said that means that in any election held after that date voters will be asked to show

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Picnic booth set up, street dance

The 136th El Dorado Springs  Picnic began booth set up at  6 p.m. on Main St. on Wednesday, July 19. Trailers were set first with tents or tables coming in after.  Picnic Committee members directed set up. Any local vendor may open on Wednesday night when their booths ready to serve. At 8 p.m. the

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Council hears proposal for Community Garden

During the Public Forum at the El  Dorado Springs City Council meeting, July 17, Jeana Oschner addressed the council about a proposed Community Garden. Oschner presented the council members with a 26 page booklet, prepared by her mother, Sharon West Lansing, about Community Gardens which included a program Lansing had presented at the Twilight Gardeners

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The Rock Wall

Big surprise at the Land O Lakes Youth Fair: Fred Wosoba had the winning bid for the belt buckle at $325. Of course, if memory serves me correctly, Fred has them all. You’ll have to ask him how many. I think his children bought it for him one year. This time I think Fred was

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Eye-opener

Editor: I feel blessed to live in a neighborhood full of the most amazing kids. Many of them are wise beyond their years. Once in a while kids tell me what’s really on their minds and I find it very interesting. One topic that came up recently was quite an eye-opener for me. It has

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Dablemont for MDC?

Recently the Missouri Department of Concervation appointed a new director to that position and I was not the least bit surprised that we had a female named to fill the position. I had expected this to happen since Hilary Clinton was named by the DNC to be their standard bearer for the Presidential election and

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Deadline for Absentee Voting requests

The last day to request an absentee ballot by mail or fax for the Special Election is Aug. 2. Send absentee ballot requests to Peggy Kenney, Cedar County Clerk, c/o Voter Registration, 113 South St. Stockton, MO 65785 or fax your request to 417/276-3461. Requests must include name, phone number, address to mail the ballot

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Optimist to serve pancakes

The El Dorado Springs Optimist Club will serve pancakes and sausage and a drink from 8-10:30 a.m. Saturday morning, July 22, at the Civic Center. All proceeds go to Run for a Reason. Cost is $5 per person.

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